Penn State will lead the team race after day one of the 2017 NCAA Championships
True freshman Mark Hall comes to Penn State after completing one of the nation's most storied high school careers. Hall, winner of the 2016 Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award, became the first person ever to win six Minnesota State High School Championships. He concluded an amazing high school career with a 277-4 record, including 171 consecutive wins and 189 career pins. Hall helped guide Apple Valley High School to six straight state championships, becoming the only wrestler ever to earn 12 combined individual and team state titles. Hall is a two-time USA Wrestling UWW Junior National Champion, winning the 2016 UWW Junior Freestyle Outstanding Wrestler award. He claimed the FILA Cadet World Championship in 2014 and advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials at 74 kg. Hall is undecided on his major at Penn State.
Parents: Mark Hall and Melissa Warren -- Major: Division of Undergraduate Studies